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Establishment of the Credit Risk Database: Concrete Use to Evaluate the Creditworthiness of SMEs
February 9, 2019

Establishment of the Credit Risk Database: Concrete Use to Evaluate the Creditworthiness of SMEs

The credit risk database can help to improve financial access for small and medium-sized enterprises. The credit risk database (CRD) makes it possible to mitigate...

Understanding how central banks manage foreign exchange reserves
February 8, 2019

Understanding how central banks manage foreign exchange reserves

Global foreign exchange reserves—which are used by countries to pay for goods and services, and to hedge against exchange rate risks—reached $11.48 trillion...

Money and Central Bank Digital Currency
February 1, 2019

Money and Central Bank Digital Currency

Digital coins have attracted considerable attention globally because of their potential to serve as a new type of payment tool. Money is a financial instrument that fulfills...

Why Is Green Finance Important?
January 10, 2019

Why Is Green Finance Important?

The world needs an expansion of green energy to provide energy security and meet climate and clean air goals. In 2017, global investment in...

Pacific Economic Monitor available
December 12, 2018

Pacific Economic Monitor available

Manila - The December 2018 issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor provides an update on developments in 14 Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues in the region.

Avoiding the Middle-Income Trap in Asia: ADB Report available
December 3, 2018

Avoiding the Middle-Income Trap in Asia: ADB Report available

Manila – The Asian Development Bank recently presented a research titled Avoiding the Middle-Income Trap in Asia:The Role of Trade, Manufacturing, and Finance. The publication...

Asia Bond Monitor Report available
November 30, 2018

Asia Bond Monitor Report available

Manila - The Asian Development Bank reviews developments in East Asian local currency bond markets during the third quarter of 2018 and provides outlook, risks, and policy options.

State-owned enterprises leverage: The case of the People’s Republic of China
February 5, 2018

State-owned enterprises leverage: The case of the People’s Republic of China

Manila - The size of the state-owned enterprise contingent liability in relation to the People’s Republic of China’s gross domestic product appears to be...

ADB publishes Bond Market Guides
February 4, 2018

ADB publishes Bond Market Guides

Manila -The ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum in collaboration with the ADB and its Secretariat recently published its latest Bond Market Guide focused on the Myanmar economy. This latest publication is the latest on the country-specific series of bond...

Online registration opens for ADB’s 51st Annual Meeting in Manila
February 3, 2018

Online registration opens for ADB’s 51st Annual Meeting in Manila

Manila - Online registration is now open for the 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to be held on 3-6 May 2018 at ADB headquarters in Manila, the Philippines.

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